List of Holidays

 

Holidays to be observed by the High Commission of India, Abuja & Office of the High Commission, Lagos during the year 2016

S.No.

Holiday

Date

Day

1.

Republic Day

January 26

Tuesday

2.

Holi

March 24

Thursday

3.

Good Friday

March 25

Friday

4.

Mahavir Jayanti

April 20

Wednesday

5.

Buddha Purnima

May 21

Saturday

6.

Idu’l Fitr

July 06

Wednesday

7.

Independence Day

August 15

Monday

8.

Janmashtami

August 25

Thursday

9.

Idu’l Zuha (Bakrid)

September 12

Monday

10.

Nigerian Independence Day

October 01

Saturday

11.

Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday

October 02

Sunday

12.

Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami)

October 11

Tuesday

13.

Muharram

October 12

Wednesday

14.

Diwali

October 30

Sunday

15.

Guru Nanak’s Birthday

November 14

Monday

16.

Milad-un-Nabi

December 13

Tuesday

17.

Christmas Day

December 25

Sunday